Holocaust Survivor Speech

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Holocaust Survivor Speech

Holocaust Survivor tells about what it was like in concentration camps

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Texas A&M University
Hist 106 - History Of The U S

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HIST 106 1nd Edition Lecture 16 Outline of Last Lecture I. WWII Outline of Current Lecture I. Holocaust Survivor Speech Current Lecture Mr. Al Marks- Holocaust survivor  Concentration camps he survived: o Auschwitz o Mauthausen o Melk o Ebensee:  Came back when he was 19 and was drafted by the US Army for Korean War  The concentrations camps were not only for people of Jewish faith o of the 16,000 in concentration camps – 8,000 were Christians  The concentration camps were designed to keep people while they work and execute them when it’s over  Hungary was the last to be occupied by the Nazi’s  1944 Hitler marched into Hungary and took the “undesirable” and put them on freight trains to Auschwitz  Dr. Mangoly (a medical doctor) sent him away from his parents without a chance to say goodbye  His parents were gassed and passed away  July 8th, 1944 US air force bombed Melk by mistake o Lost 600 people o Marks has a piece of bomb in his lungs (found out b/c of an x-ray)  Marks was liberated at Ebensee along with 16,000 others in July 1945  The average day in the camp o Digging tunnels where the rockets from US air force were supposed to be hidden o Food was just enough to have strength to work o Just trying to stay alive and work o He was friends with people who spoke the same language These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor’s lecture. GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes, not as a substitute.

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